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Jun 21, 2013 11:30pm PDT
new york to participate in the first technology summit. bloomberg's philanthropy sponsored and we learned a lot and saw some very good examples that we thought it would be wonderful for our two cities, bloomberg philanthropy and what us both as mayor's do which is bring our experience to each other and offer an opportunity for other mayor's to join us in a great summit. in september 30th, of this year, we'll be in new york to kickoff the first two planned summit meetings. inviting other cities to participate and develop an agenda and talk about and not only what the city and businesses can do with us but also increasing technology and where we find the comfort in areas that are corner stone for economic in the country. i'm talking about education, infrastructure, arts and culture. how does the technology help us continue so we don't see this as the bubble that some people continue to expect it, but to see it as the foundation for economic recovery and expansion all across the country. i will be very interested in the topics, not only covering those parts of the format but also are
Jun 30, 2013 10:00am PDT
you, colleagues we have one item. and from the department of technology. so mr. clerk call item number one >> the ordinance to retroactively accept the grant from the national science of foundations and ordinance 9645 to accept the position at the department of technology and a okay good morning. i'm ken i'm representing the department of technology. the national science foundation awarded to the san francisco the grant to cover the costs of mr. chris intergovernmental science technology office. the amendment provided that all direct costs including salary and fringe will be reimbursed and this is to accept this agreement in the expenditure of the funds >> colleagues any questions? and a okay. we don't have a budget analyst report so we'll move on to public comment. that i public comment? >> seeing none, public comment is closed. colleagues can i have a motion to move this item to full board >> okay without opposition. mr. clerk call items 23 and 3 >> item number two the appropriation for all expenditures to the departments of city and county of san francisco as of may 31st for fiscal
Jun 29, 2013 6:30pm EDT
. of 2013cking technology act. what is that? >> another bipartisan bill that overturns a decision i the librarian of congress who works for us that criminalizes cell phone unlocking the if you can believe that. this is basically when you buy a cell phone and sometimes you have an obligation that criminalizes the act of the locking your own cell phone are putting in another card are changing it to a different number. absolutely absurd. it is very popular in many countries. there are legitimate reasons that somebody might want to do that. they might want to have two or three numbers on one phone. mike depends on service. -- it might depend on service. those are criminalized. in the innovation around cell phone applications that is being developed area it would simply overrule the decision of the librarian act of congress and prevent people from going to jail. >> why is the librarian of congress involved with cell phones? >> like a lot of members, i was surprised to find that we had a librarian who a these kinds of powers. i knew we had a librarian. i knew somewhere there was a librarian.
Jun 22, 2013 2:00pm PDT
graduate campus. it's not for undergraduates, right in new york city and they are bringing technology and cornell and it interest. it's really a powerhouse that will create jobs that we are already getting and columbia is also expanding there. engineering school is doubling the size of it and nyu is collaborating with overseas universities and we are attracting the big companies. google has a block square building and microsoft has similar to that. everyone of these companies are opening in new york city and not just opening sales office, they are opening development offices and in the same thing coming in this direction. you want to be in a place that is fun, that is diverse, and that's challenging. and i come back to the same thing here in this city and my city are going to be major game changers in the world economically and academically for years to come and they are going to add to the pool of sophisticated talent generate new jobs and economic activity. we have to figure out how the other cities are losing hope. we are a country of equal opportunity and not equal results. we have to
Jun 22, 2013 9:30am PDT
people two hats are the director of the department of technology and traditionally but also san francisco is trying to bring us together across departments. so fire department, pd, mta and all have a lot of resources to share. the process is needed to be able to deliver. it's a very structured a very disciplined approach. i want to recreate that and, of course, our leadership. yeah, we know did greater good day but we have to be willing to make a sacrifice. first 40 days i won't dwell on that. this is what i spent my time doing. i have to get to in the next month to a lot of you. and we've identified the priorities. so staffing is job one. mississippi congratulating the city's to one platform and be able to provide security. in order to deliver once again the portion of the p mo but the architectural group. i'm running catching a screaming train i should also ask inform a muscle that we need to - i'll try to find the money by other means renegotiation or we'll see how we know do that. disaster recovery it's importans every department. that comes before you has the same problem.
Jun 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
past few years. they are great with technology and we are thrilled to have them. as many of you know, i want to describe the environment we are in. in 2009 when my cofounder lost $2,000 on a glass sculpture because they wouldn't accept credit cards. he called me on the smartphone and we decided to change something and build a reader for him to use. it was the easiest ways for all sizes to accept credit cards. it became more than just a way to accept payments and we saw businesses grow and help to grow the economy in their communities. just as technology connected jim and me, this technology has a way to create these communities and san francisco and soma and new york and so ho. we are creating that technology. it's key to our economic growth. right across the street, it connects both cities. it's grown to a small network of cafes all over san francisco including new york. it's important to bring together these business leaders and mayor lee cares deeply about these issues. i would like to introduce mayor lee. it's with his support that san francisco has become a leading example how gove
Jun 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
court issued a preliminary verdict on friday in favor of apple. the judge said that technology used in some samsung products infringes on an apple patent. the patent in question includes technology that's used for scrolling the screen on smartphones and tablets. pages snap back when users come to end. apple lawyers argue the sale of samsung products involving the infringed patent total about $760 million. the trial will continue to determine damages for a final verdict. samsung's spokesperson says they will study the ruling to decide whether to file an appeal. they say the technology in question is no longer used in any products currently on sale. >>> a district badly contaminated by radiation from fukushima daiichi will soon be powering the community's recovery. the mayor says it will be home to a solar electricity plant. norio kanno is mayor of iitate village. he says local leaders are joining hands with an electric equipment company in tokyo. he says they'll build what's known as a mega solar power plant on 14 hectares of land that belong to the village. the land used to be a ranch.
Jun 27, 2013 8:00pm EDT
and i have seen the technology. the technology that was developed in iraq and afghanistan which will give us surveillance. there is a bill with 20,000 new additional border patrol agents, but the fact is the technology that is there now will give us the ability for 100% situational awareness and to intercept. i guarantee because i saw it work. there are 700y -- miles of total fencing, 700 miles. my friend, we will also have additional border patrol. to this bill?y the key is this bill is not only because the fencing on the border and the border patrol, but it is 40% of the people overstayed their visas. they did not cross the southwest border. what do we do about that? makes sure every person who wants to come to this country illegally will know that person cannot get a job year. here.ob i am confident and so are the people who are really knowledgeable that it will be a full proof system with 95% effectiveness. us alegislation will give secure border, and it will address the key element. people who now want to come here thatllegally will know they cannot. employers will know tha
Jun 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
back to their day jobs >> item number one technology to enter into the 7th amendment into the radio project between the city and a motor role to $8 million. >> marble who is here. so mark if you would come up and just speak about this item and then we'll take comment >> good morning. thank you for the report deborah. so this contract is for the radio. and my understanding is that the limit for that a contract was $20 million over until 2017. and because of the actual consummation of the radios in the courses of that contract we need to basically reload that contract. if you very specific questions on this i can continue to tell you why we should do that >> colleagues any questions on this item at this point in time. >> . the failure rate stays the rate as the past few years >> i appreciate i read through this and as well mr. roses recommendation. colleagues any questions >> first, we'll go to our budget analysis report. >> yes mr. chairman and members of the committee on page 3 we point out that the request of an additional $8 million will be extended and there's a summary table. on
Jun 22, 2013 3:30pm PDT
proposed budget. those include a number of departments including a technology project that was removed during the budget process for the sheriff's department and analyzing the expenses for the women's supplemental. correcting expenditure and revenue authority for the america's cup project and in the controllers office budget and correcting the tax implementation and making other corrections to the expenditures and fund balances in a number of departments. those corrections will result in general fund costs of $711,000. in the first year and second year those will be funded by the mayors technical reserve. i've submitted those and they will review them >> thank you. any questions >> this is labeled technical adjustments number one and will there be other technical adjustments? >> i don't know the answer for sure but it's labeled number one and if there's another one you will know the difference. we've had typically one necessarily the process to fund and typically there's been a second one at the end of the process and sometimes there are a third >> and we had budgeted $2.9 million. >>
Jun 23, 2013 3:30pm PDT
technology and data. we have a lot of data and we're going to figure out how to manage big data. we're working with clegz to make sense of data we're collecting >> can you talk to me about data your collecting. >> yes, we're o'clock a lot of data and our partners outcome data and all the statement data for all our preschool. we're going collecting the professional data as a result of the seat belts and we're developing our workforce regulatory were all our providers will you been registered so we'll, where our entertains are what their compensation plans are >> i'm going on to our grant. those are - centers apply for those grants to do some updates like developing their libraries. part of our system is we have to look at our instruments their translated in spanish we don't have materials translated into chinese. we also, we have like i said 50 mental health consults out in the field and some of new so we want to develop a that your, honor a training institute that will help train all of our health consultants. this is about culture and assess and things like that. this is we're hoping
Jun 22, 2013 4:00pm EDT
watching them in thinking that this technology is amazing and frightening. frightening and awesome and all inspiring all at once. it gives us the ability to pinpoint targets with laser like precision. a discussed the key people that we went after. i wondered if that was true. often times what we were seeing on tv screens is was not what was happening on the ground. and it's old enough to with anti-vietnam activism and we realized early on that the government tells you one thing about things like civilian casualties. it will i went to afghanistan it was a frightening time to be there because there was a lot of bombing going on. immediately i realized that there were lots of civilians were being killed and that this was not being reported. but the u.s. has desire to get the people who attacked us on 9/11 so there was a somewhat cavalier attitude towards collateral damage. i also realized over the evolution of these years post-9/11 that something else very different had happened, which was in the beginning there was a lot of support in both afghanistan and iraq and anyone so a lot of the
Jun 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
, wastewater, stormwater development -- these are independent technologies. but what came first, most often, was a water supply system. the basic system is essentially the same as we used back in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware
Jun 22, 2013 8:30am PDT
technologically oriented companies that are part of a share economy, get more people involved in the economy in general, and creating ideas about how people can participate. we came across a very great idea that as we go through more exercises in our disaster preparedness, ann and her staff have been great at that. in fact, the last one i kind of had fun in, how do we feed 10,000 people in the middle of the tenderloin in a major erredthtion quake disaster. we walked through that. we saw how meals are served. we tried to do it in the proper way. ~ earthquake we know we're going to need a lot of help. the main message that we wanted to have was after a disaster hits, we want the message to be out before disaster, during a disaster, and right after, that we welcome everybody to participate in our recovery. and the best way to recover quickly and faster is we engage everybody immediately about how we can help and assist each other. and that's partly a philosophy of the sharing economy as well. and whether it's a need for space, people need to have space as they did in the aftermath of hurricane
Jun 22, 2013 4:15pm EDT
without regulation. let me be clearer, even as communication net works evolve and technology advances the f.c.c.'s mission does not. the rules and regulations we have in place may not be the rules we need for the future but that does not mean we should not have any as so many in the industry seem to advocate and some of our colleagues do. i understand that. i think we can all agree that the rules of the agency need to conditions ld change, evolve so every american, no matter where has access to broadband. that is so easily said and so easily avoided by all forms of those under taking it. promises made, promises not kept any e pattern i have found rue rule state finds there's a deficit of attention. the rules that the agency need to adopt should guarantee every child in america can harness the pow over internet and do it safely. the rules the agency need to be put on not consumers. the f.c.c., under the leadership made progress on achieving these goals but a lot of work remains to be done. new challenges will emerge as i advise the chairman, the f.c.c. chairman must be more than the ar
Jun 30, 2013 10:00am PDT
induction cooking technology. the nuwave heats up twice as fast, uses up to 70% less energy and is safer than any cooktop. best of all, the nuwave is the only portable cooktop that gives you precise temperature control with the simple press of a button. professional chefs create great-tasting meals by maintaining the precise temperature for the perfect amount of time. well, now you can get professional results too, with the nuwave precision induction cooktop. >> the key to great food is knowing how to control the temperatures of what you're cooking. >> now the p.i.c. is allowing people at home to cook like you can in a restaurant. >> i know that when i turn it on that temperature, it's going to be that temperature. there's no guessing. >> announcer: not only does the nuwave give you precise temperature control, it heats up twice as fast as an electric cooktop. >> i put the water in the pan and turned around and the next thing i knew, it was boiling. >> what amazes me about p.i.c. is how quickly it will heat up. induction technology is just unbelievable. >> announcer: and because there's
Jun 26, 2013 11:00pm EDT
boeing. consider united technologies and honeywell. don't forget united technique diversified industrial with lines from heating ventilation air conditioning, elevators doubled down on airspace with acquisition of goodrich. key fastener forging casting for aircraft makers rallied $7.30, $119, pennies from all-time high. how many stocks can still make that claim after the selloff. if you want value, you know what? you can still buy aerospace, triumph, spirit aero systems, best of breeders, you really don't need to overthink this. now on days like today when the averages are up, i know, you think, cramer, the themes, the themes, the themes. what kind of theme. you don't need a theme at all. you can buy anything that moves. but here is the bottom line. ever since the fed decided to play hamlet, to be a taper or not to be a taper, the buy anything that moves train has long since left the station. and that's why when you have a theme like aerospace you have to embrace it during the momentary declines this market gives you. you can bet given the visibility that those declines are su
Jun 23, 2013 7:30am PDT
started in i-ti a technology company in the 1.0 world. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor newsome in passing the first generation of open data legislation that we have. but as our civil grand jury in june pointed out, our i-t in san francisco is still in need of a culture shock. and this is where all of us come in today. we have 200 data sets that have already been put out there, but by and large the data sets put out by city government are data sets that i think show us i
Jun 26, 2013 6:00pm EDT
other way. i think most people, quite frankly, would like to have our technology, whether it's on the defense side or the commercial side. it's more sensitivity to our country's relationships around the world that drive some of the defense choices that are made. commercially we can sell most anywhere. there's a couple of no fly countries and you can probably name them. by and large we can sell any place. >> you're very unusual as a business person. have you a 20-year vision for boeing. what has to go right? what could go wrong with that? no one has that visible? >> i think you're right. we do think in 20-year increments. for two reasons. one, the market you can see it when you consider the markets you're dealing with but also technology cycles go that far. we've just gone through a rough technology cycle, innovating with 787 but now we're in a position we can harvest the technologies associated with it and spread it across our fleet in a lesser risk way. hence, the word "harvest" over the next 20 years. that's when you begin to get comfortable with the kind of replacement economics we
Jun 30, 2013 10:00am PDT
person a technology visionary the only female cofounder of a semi conductor company. she got the company to be one of the top semi conductor companies in the world. >> this is marvelous company and interested me. >> in the male dominated tech world of mobile computing and networking. her business acumen made some of marvel technology group most strategic partnerships. the global powerhouse has grown to 7800 employees in 18 countries. almost all of us are touched by their technology each day. >> when we started the company and we thought up long term and thought up, we want to do innovation, develop products that can add value to make the world a better place. >> she is a driving force in expanding access to technology in the developing world. she is often an ambassador of opportunity between the united states and china, especially in the areas around education and green technology. >> the world is globally connected. china, even though i live there 33 years and two-thirds of my life is in the u.s. >> she is a thoughtful and compassionate leader that combines hard work and family. a self-
Jun 24, 2013 3:30am PDT
portable induction cooking technology. the nuwave heats up twice as fast, uses up to 70% less energy and is safer than any cooktop. best of all, the nuwave is the only portable cooktop that gives you precise temperature control with the simple press of a button. professional chefs create great-tasting meals by maintaining the precise temperature for the perfect amount of time. well, now you can get professional results too, with the nuwave precision induction cooktop. >> the key to great food is knowing how to control the temperatures of what you're cooking. >> now the p.i.c. is allowing people at home to cook like you can in a restaurant. >> i know that when i turn it on that temperature, it's going to be that temperature. there's no guessing. >> announcer: not only does the nuwave give you precise temperature control, it heats up twice as fast as an electric cooktop. >> i put the water in the pan and turned around and the next thing i knew, it was boiling. >> what amazes me about p.i.c. is how quickly it will heat up. induction technology is just unbelievable. >> announcer: and because
Jun 27, 2013 5:30am PDT
hierarchy. >> sorry. back up. a big logo slide. >> and we're supposed to be about the technology. >> imagine a big stop bullying speak up logo on the slide behind me. >> say that again. >> stop bullying, speak up is the name of the campaign and a nice transition. my complements to everyone in the room. if i have learned everything in the last four years while researching bullying prevention and for our age group and the kids in the second through seventh grade it's that not only does it take a village but a village of people who are willing to partner and collaborate with each other and speak not only to adults about this issue but speak to children and i think it's an interesting transition from mia's work to mine. still not mine. >> it is but -- >> and the role we play at cartoon network and thousands of kids at home everyday and the role we play is taking that information, translating it and content on the line and when kids come independently to our screens to play games and watch television and do a variety of things we have information for them on information they care deep
Jun 22, 2013 8:00pm PDT
scott budman new technology to bring familiar monsters back to life. coming up, inside pix headquarters. >>> tragedy at an ohio air show today and thousands of people saw it. a biplane carrying a wing walker slammed into the dayton airport runway as it came in low to perform a loop. the plane exploded on impact and burst into flames. the pilot and stunt walker jane wicker were killed instantly. investigators say they rushed to help but there was nothing they could do. the rest of today's show was canceled, however, the show will go on tomorrow. the organizers say it's an air show tradition but they say they are devastated. >> it's important to make sure that everybody understands that the performers who do perform have a very strong bond and feel a strong need to continue the show and that's typical in the industry. >> the air show announcers said the plane was going about 110 miles per hour shortly before the crash. no word on what caused the plane to go down. >>> the hunt for eric snowden has taken on greater urgency tonight now that the u.s. has charged the former nsa co
Jun 28, 2013 12:00pm PDT
technology and law and oversight and there will be more of it but we're not going to rush it in. >> rose: and what has it done for "the guardian." >> well, i hope people ask why it is we've done it. why he came to us. and i think one of the reasons is we are this funny organization that is -- >> rose: supported by a trust. >> supported by a trust. completely independent and we're digital, we're open, we're global. i can't think of an american news organization that could have worked with glen greenwald in quite the way we have. and the think about greenwald is that, you know, this debate about whether he's a blogger or a journalist i think feels terribly old-fashioned. the point is he's a lawyer and when he writes about this it's incredibly technical and careful and that's i think why he went to greenwald not because he was -- his political views but he is somebody who can do justice from this material. he's going to treat it seriously. >> rose: thank you, good to see you. thank you. >> rose: it sounds like science fiction but it could be a reality by the middle of this century:
Jun 23, 2013 7:30pm PDT
francisco - >> good morning supervisors i'm alice i'm the technology coordinator. could i i want to ask you to continue your district funding. currently we're able to offer this service, however, this grant which has helped us serve over 4 hundred youth and adults will sunset on june 30th. without this funding for the youth and communities our lab will be unable to sustain it's program. today, the youth with me are just a few of those who use the technology daily. i've seen them development 20th century skills. please continue to connect our county with those resources. please help us to get the computer assess and thoughtful use service we need to have the right to have. thanks >> good afternoon board of supervisors. i'm matthew i work at the beau con center. due to those channeling economic times we've been hit with unemployment. it is home to the most diverse community. according to the status we're the lowest work group. as the district that has 9 percent of household living below the poverty level yet we receive zero dollars until we came last year. unfortunately, it was only a one yea
Jun 22, 2013 9:00pm PDT
the community living campaign. being connected through technology. in my lifetime technology has bridged the gap between not employed. i meet a resident who has connected to people all over the world and wanted others to have this experience so he started a computer club. i've seen the confidence go up. the club is set up so residents become trainers. everyone passed the skills forward. air royal they're part of the community and findings value in their talent. i urge you to employ seniors and people with disabilities in computer labs around san francisco. you have a golden opportunity to be a leader to show the rest of the in addition, the capped resources of people and seniors with disabilities. when you were looking at the budget keep in mind how technology has connected the community. there were none before. thank you for the opportunity to be heard >> thank you very much. >> thank you. next speaker, please >> why don't we keep doing. >> i'm jessica. >> hold on one second let's get the microphone on. we need the microphone victor >> now i can here myself. i'm confused of the
Jun 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
, strategic placement of troops, and other technology which can be successfully invalid and along the border. whether through technology or border patrol agent's, we must reallocate our resources to secure the border in a way that is strategic and ensure that we do not waste taxpayer dollars. i want to commend the sport and work of our law enforcement agencies and officers. iny do amazing work exceptional conditions. we cannot thank them enough for their good, hard, diligent work. it is tough work. today, the session should focus on the threats at our borders, and how we should respond to those challenges. am disappointed that joseph lang voice, the --directorector for for the immigration offices has refused to testify. andecorded his attendance participation in the hearings for team games ago -- 13 days ago. topite a two week notice testify before the sub , theysion -- committee basedefused to testify .n "lack of notice notice." i want to thank the four people from the other agencies who were able to prepare and be with us today. i find out acceptable that with 13 days notice, that is not e
Jun 28, 2013 3:00pm PDT
technology jobs or financial jobs, some of the best salary earning jobs is being on the warriors payroll -- no, i mean -- [laughter] >> is being on jobs that have a technology foundation, jobs that are creative, are innovative, a job supporting major industries in the city, like tourism. you know, hotels cannot do a great job unless they're online, unless they're getting a lot of their clientele online. health care cannot do a better job unless technology helps them get to their patients. so, health care, tourism, all the kind of industries we're looking at need an under lay of technology. that's why europe is here today as one of our community based organizations along with tech s.f. they're helping to recruit -- yes. (applause) >> thank you, yera, thank you tech s.f. for having great partnerships and working with the city so that if you want that technology base, you can go through that program and get a technology base. you'll be even that much more prepared for the new jobs. but this summer we're going to get 6,000 jobs out there. going to be all earning pay. i want to thank presiden
Jun 22, 2013 6:30pm EDT
members, commissioners, staff, chiefs.- it is important to us. it is a technology business. it is more than a simple wire that goes through your business -- they go through your community. it provides a lot of things that connect our customers to what is important to them. we never forget that. and national shows like this, we have a chance to talk about it. that is an we are. we connect people to things they care about. cox lives that motto every day. i will talk about a couple of things. what we want people to take away as innovation is taking place. you probably heard interviews you have done. if you look back to 1996, the telecom act, you advance for to how much of this industry has spent in infrastructure. that assessment over $2 billion. over $24nvested billion. when you see the trends and what is going on a here about mobility and wi-fi which customers like, we announce we are doing a metro wi-fi exchange. 150,000 hotspots in the country. nobody provides that many hotspots. that will continue to grow. it is our consumers another place they can connect area while they travel, the
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